Director, Transaction Advisory Services - Financial Due Diligence - San Francisco , California, United States, 94101

The Transaction Advisory Services (TAS) Director is an essential team member that will work to ensure financial due diligence engagements are executed timely and that client expectations are met, if not exceeded and support the overall delivery of the national TAS strategy.

The TAS Director will lead multiple client engagement teams, supporting all elements of execution as well as developing and maintaining client relationships. The TAS Director will also assume practice development responsibilities, including business development, risk management, resource planning, performance management, and cross-selling other BDO services. A qualified candidate should have excellent leadership and technical skills, be results oriented, and have a tenacious work ethic.

Qualifications

Education:
- Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance or equivalent required
- MBA desirable

Experience:
- At least ten(10) years of prior financial statement related professional services experience, of which at least five (5) years has been spent in a dedicated TAS environment, to include complex national and multi-national buy and sell side transactions. Carve-out experience desirable
- Prior experience interacting and working directly with C-level personnel preferred
- Big 4 or other top tier consulting firm experience preferred

License/Certifications:
- CPA required

Software:
- Strong Excel, Word and Powerpoint skills required

Other Knowledge, Skills Abilities:
- Excellent project management and communication skills, as well as a sense of urgency and drive to help the company service its clients
- Demonstrated ability to lead engagements, support/supervise staff and respond to client needs
- Solid knowledge of technical accounting areas such as US GAAP
- Exhibit an executive presence and strong business acumen
- Strong verbal and written communication skills, specifically business writing aptitude
- Proven ability to initiate and maintain solid relationships with all levels of client personnel, as well as utilizing network and industry relationships to identify business development opportunities
- Capable of working in a demanding, deadline-driven environment either independently or within a team dynamic while effectively managing unexpected issues and/or questions in a professional manner
- Ability to travel up to 50%